Is Your Woodturning Affecting Your Health?

I love woodturning.  It is fun to turn wood into beautiful projects.  Spending time at the lathe is both relaxing and productive.  Yet woodturning can result in challenges to your health.  How you turn and the environment you turn in can affect you.  … [Read more...]

Jar Lid: A Woodturning Project

Mason jars and mason jar memorabilia are all over the place.  I know of one restaurant that serves its water in mason jars.  (It used to be only rednecks that did that.)  You can get mason jar shaped measuring cups, mason jar shaped cookie cutters, … [Read more...]

Tea Light Holder: A Woodturning Project

I liked turning the first two tea light candle holder projects.  The simplicity of turning a holder out of a branch while leaving some natural bark is very attractive.  The second tea light project was making an upside down bowl for the tea light … [Read more...]

Born for This – A Book Review

Have you ever been so engrossed in an activity that you lost track of time?  Your work was so absorbing that the obstacles simply melted before you?  This is when you have flow or you are in the zone.  I most often feel this way when I am working at … [Read more...]

Production Planning for the Woodturner

Well it’s July.  Time for us to think about Christmas.  That’s right, Christmas in July.  Those Christmas craft fairs can start in October or November and the Fall Fairs can start in August!  This is the time to do a review of your inventory.  What … [Read more...]

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